Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info 2021-05-08T19:18:33+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B58-655 2021-04-18T10:47:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:47:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7232/b58-655 B58-655 MODERN MAKER. Jim Leamy Reproduction of Three Arm Plow. Rosewood body, laminated rosewood and boxwood fence, boxwood fence, hollow outer brass arms with locking wedges, center arm is steel. Beautifully made, as all of Jim's work. Fine 2000-4000 B58-654 2021-04-18T10:48:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:48:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7231/b58-654 B58-654 THREE ARM PLOW PLANE. Chapin-Rust Patent. Version of the Chapin-Rust 1868 patent with round outer arms. Marked Union Factory No. 239-3/4, applewood, boxed, rosewood wedge, overall light dinging but no damage noting some wear to the front of the skate, one E.M. Chapin cutter. Very clean version of an iconic patented plow plane. From the Bud Steere collection. Good+ 800-1200 B58-653 2021-04-18T10:49:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:49:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7230/b58-653 B58-653 LASTING HAMMER. Peters Patent. Unusually nice example of Lawrence Peters' 1878 patent, for use by cobblers in lasting, or attaching the sole. Has its often missing original awl and spring to assist in removal. Patent date on head partly worn but legible. Good original handle. Fine 150-250 B58-652 2021-04-18T10:50:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:50:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7229/b58-652 B58-652 CHRISTMAS BOX. Stanley Nailing Hammer. 16 oz rubber handled nailing hammer in its original Christmas box, unused. Fine 50-100 B58-651 2021-04-18T10:51:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:51:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7228/b58-651 B58-651 LOT OF FOUR PERFECT HANDLE SCREWDRIVERS. Irwin. All with what look like hickory handles. Lengths from 8" to 17". Three are from the same set, the fourth has a square handle. Three of the four marked by Irwin. Fine 50-100 B58-650 2021-04-18T10:52:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:52:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7227/b58-650 B58-650 LOT OF TWO PERFECT HANDLE SCREWDRIVERS. H.D. Smith & Co. A No. 3 "Improved 660" with the thumb rest, marked Patent Applied For with very clear casting, 8" long. Plus an unmarked example with heavy duty blade, 8-1/2". Wood on both has wear but no damage. Good+ 80-150 B58-649 2021-04-18T10:53:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:53:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7226/b58-649 B58-649 LOT OF FOUR TURNSCREWS. W. Marples & Sons. Two 14" long, one with 1/2" blade and one 3/8", one 6-1/2" and one 5-1/2". All with boxwood handles, with the same design but look to be from two different sets. Good & Better 120-200 B58-648 2021-04-18T10:54:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:54:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7225/b58-648 B58-648 HAMMER. Solomon Anderson Patent. Clean and complete example of Anderson's 1845 patent with the loop around the handle. This is the small version. The earliest patented hammer. Unmarked as most are, original 9" handle. From the Dennis Fisher collection. Fine 500-1000 B58-647 2021-04-18T10:55:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:55:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7224/b58-647 B58-647 STRAPPED COBBLER'S HAMMER. Very unusual cast iron head with letters cast into the side, looks like "CDHL." 10" handle with serious wear but intact. Good 60-120 B58-646 2021-04-18T10:56:00+01:00 2021-04-18T10:56:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7223/b58-646 B58-646 LOT OF TWO HAMMERS. Strapped cobbler's hammer, hand forged, 12" original handle, and a tack hammer with rosewood handle. Good & Better 80-150 B58-370 2021-04-18T15:32:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:32:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6907/b58-370 B58-370 CORNICE PLANE. A. Smith. Double ogee profile (Whelan Fig. 11.11(C)), 4" wide, offset open tote, apprentice hole. There are a number of V-shaped impressions in the toe that could be steamed out and the heel has been struck, but overall a very clean example. Very clear B mark. Good+ 500-800 B58-369 2021-04-18T15:33:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:33:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6906/b58-369 B58-369 LOT OF TWO CORNER BRACES. A Stanley No. 992, 10" sweep, the joint surrounding the universal joint appears to be brass which we don't recall seeing before; very clean. And an example of the Amidon patent with its open universal joint connection, 8" sweep, also has Amidon's patent chuck, faintly marked. Good & better 120-200 B58-368 2021-04-18T15:34:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:34:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6905/b58-368 B58-368 LOT OF TWO USER MADE BREAST DRILLS. Both single speed, one 16" long with tubular brass body and long iron shaft below the drive wheel, 3" diameter circular cast iron breast plate, chuck is 3/8" open square, "A. Forbes" stamped on crank. The other is 14" long, iron shaft, 3-1/4" flat iron breast plate, locking screw chuck with unusual half-spoon bit. Both with fully intact gears and work smoothly. From the Cecil Holmes collection. Fine 120-240 B58-367 2021-04-18T15:35:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:35:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6904/b58-367 B58-367 BOW DRILL. Not marked but resembles those made by the Erlandsens and other New York makers of tools for the pianomaking industry. 12" long, octagonal ebony handle with some small checks, brass drum and stem, well patinated and never polished. Includes a 34" bow with a beech handle that may not have been original to it but works well, some rust on flat blade. Fine 300-600 B58-366 2021-04-18T15:36:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:36:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6903/b58-366 B58-366 ADJUSTABLE BOW. 36" long overall with 5" turned handle. Unlike many bow drill bows that were made from repurposed epees or similar items, this was made for a bow drill, with a ratcheting adjustment mechanism to tighten the cord. Metal lightly pitted but works smoothly. Good+ 100-200 B58-365 2021-04-18T15:37:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:37:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6902/b58-365 B58-365 TREPANNING BRACE. Nickel plated brace with decorative casting and solid ivory head. Unmarked. Originally from the Roger Phillips collection. Good+ 300-600 B58-364 2021-04-18T15:38:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:38:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6901/b58-364 B58-364 JEWELER'S ARCHIMEDEAN DRILL. Unsigned, nickel plated, 8-3/4" long with side handle that unscrews to store bits. Five bits included. Clean and works smoothly. Fine 50-100 B58-363 2021-04-18T15:39:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:39:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6900/b58-363 B58-363 ELABORATELY CARVED BRACE. Boxwood, ivory head, very decorative carving, iron ring around the grip. 10" long, 3" sweep. Unsigned but probably European. A very attractive brace. Originally from the Roger Phillips collection. Fine 500-1000 B58-362 2021-04-18T15:40:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:40:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6899/b58-362 B58-362 LOT OF TWO IVORY HANDLED DRILLS. One eggbeater drill, 9" long, three jaw chuck, ivory knob and handle, and one bitstock, brass body, 5" sweep, ivory head. The ivory on both is worn and stained with some damage but intact. Good 150-250 B58-361 2021-04-18T15:41:00+01:00 2021-04-18T15:41:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6898/b58-361 B58-361 FRAMED SHEFFIELD BRACE. Colquhoun & Cadman. Ebony framed brace with lever activated chuck mechanism. Brass and wood are super clean, noting only a tight check in the ebony head. C&C's name and scroll trademark are very clear. According to Reg Eaton's "The Ultimate Brace", Colquhoun & Cadman is the rarest maker of Ultimatum-style braces, accounting for only 2% of known examples. Good+ 300-600 B58-104 2021-04-18T19:58:00+01:00 2021-04-18T19:58:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6596/b58-104 B58-104 PLATED BRACE. C & T Pilkington. Good clean example of Pilkington's improved joiners brace, beech with good ebony head, fancy lever-style chuck. Marked "By Her Majesty's Royal Letter Patent" and based on Pilkington's 1852 patent. Fine 300-500 B58-103 2021-04-18T19:59:00+01:00 2021-04-18T19:59:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6595/b58-103 B58-103 HORN FRAMED BRACE. William Marples Ultimatum. Earliest type with Spring Lane cap on head, ivory ring is yellow but complete, short nozzle, assembly number under royal arms stamp. Brass has overall dinging and hasn't been polished. Ultimatum braces with horn fill are extremely rare. There are a couple of cracks in the fill. Good+ 500-1000 B58-102 2021-04-18T20:00:00+01:00 2021-04-18T20:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6594/b58-102 B58-102 SURGICAL BRACE. Nickel plated brass with decorative carved boxwood grip and head. Unmarked except for a "25" stamped on the end of the chuck. 10-1/2" long with 4" sweep. Some light wear to nickel but overall very clean and attractive. From the Dennis Fisher collection. Good+ 300-600 B58-101 2021-04-18T20:01:00+01:00 2021-04-18T20:01:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6593/b58-101 B58-101 BOW DRILL. Unsigned, unusual two-post cage head design with rosewood spool and black-painted steel head. 8" long including bit, also includes two brass gears. Includes 30" wooden bow. Fine 150-300 B58-100 2021-04-18T20:02:00+01:00 2021-04-18T20:02:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6592/b58-100 B58-100 COMBINATION TOOL. Alford Hand Vise. This gizmo is basically a hand vise that can also be chucked into a brace and serve as a drill or washer cutter. It was sold by Millers Falls, and is described in MF catalogs as an "Alford Vise" but the identity of Alford is a mystery. This one is in very nice condition, with a good rosewood handle and the nickel fully intact, and has an almost full complement of tools in the hollow handle, missing only a couple of bits. Fine 100-200